A Plague of Play-Doh
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It holds the place mats in crooked positions on the kitchen desk. Strolling from the desk to the sink, it crunches underfoot on the linoleum. As we make our method throughout the household room, crumbs of pink, inexperienced and blue smush into the carpet. Play-Doh.
What number of instances have we laid down the principles about the place the youngsters can play with Play-Doh? For that matter, what number of hours have we spent sweeping and sponging its cussed stays away?
A plague of Play-Doh! That’s what it appears like! Oh, definitely it’s not just like the horrible plagues suffered in Egypt. But it surely’s a plague simply the identical. As if God is in some way judging us with an onslaught of Play-Doh that gained’t go away it doesn’t matter what we do! What sin have we left unconfessed? How have we angered the Almighty?
Hey, Mother, it’s not a plague. It’s a stage. And it comes with younger youngsters. God shouldn’t be raining down judgment on mothers. He loves us greater than we will think about ever being beloved. And his love for us will final long gone the final of the Play-Doh.
This devotion is from the NIV Mom’s Devotional Bible by Zondervan. Used with permission.